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else's religion or somebody else's life. it's an area that just so thed to pass -- just voted to tax themselves so we could have better health care and better schools and better transportation. they look at washington and don't understand the fight in a lot of ways. >> host: specifically when it comes to technology-related issues, though, do you hear anything that your constituents -- >> guest: well, yes. there is concern about innovation and the role that current law has in the area of copyright and patent in stifling innovation. that's difficult to remedy. we had a patent bill that i actually ended up not voting for last year having worked on it for the years -- for 12 years that really didn't do what we'd hoped it would do. we've got an overarching scheme on copyright enforcement that is probably not that positive in term ors of technology -- terms of technology innovation. i'm sure you all remember the sopa brouhaha of last year. we stopped the overreach from the copyright max laws, but the technology companies -- i'm just talking about individuals who are inventing things and cr
somebody else's religion are somebody else's life. it's an area they voted to tax themselves we could have better health care and better schools. they look at washington and don't understand the fight in a lot of ways. >> host: specifically when it comes to technology related issues, do you hear anything that your constituency wants? >> guest: there is concern about innovation and the role that the current law has in the area in stifling innovation. that is difficult to remedy. we had a bill that i ended up not voting for last year having worked on it for 12 years that really didn't do what we had hoped it would do. we have got an overarching scheme on copyright enforcement that is probably not that positive in terms of technology innovation. i am sure you all remember the sofa brouhaha last year. we stop the overreach from the copyright board that the -- i'm not talking about the company's. i'm just talking about individuals who are inventing things and creating things feel that there is a problem in terms of the copyright regime and we come together and make sure that it works in the int
. congress coming down one way or another could have a huge effect. tax policies could encourage or discourage innovation. our immigration policy where someone gets a phd and they -- and we can keep them -- and we kicked him out of the country for them to appeal against us, it does not make any sense. congress can do a lot. you do not have to be efficient on your iphone or your black very to understand -- blackberry to understand. >> what is your area of expertise? technology.and even if you have the right policy, making it work is very tough. the implementation of that is very difficult. we take a look at what the policy is in how to integrate it and make it work. we have an acquisition firm. we bring that source to government. when you try to get efficiency and try to publish the same goal with less people and fewer dollars, those are the kinds of things that we excel at. why would i do that? then i would have fewer people and the budget will go down. or i know a company that has the software that is much faster, but you do not need the people to do it. you can test it quicker
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